The British Numismatic Society, The Royal Numismatic Society with the Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles Committee Joint Summer Meeting, 28 June 2019 at the British Academy, London.
Lord Stewartby (1935-2018) was among the leading figures in British numismatic
scholarship in the second half of the twentieth century. He published over two hundred
papers and was a major contributor both to the development of what became the Medieval European Coinage publication project at Cambridge and other widely regarded publications. His interests ranged across the Romano-British coinage of the London mint, Anglo-Saxon and Viking coinage, medieval English coinage as well as Scottish coinage, the latter being a field in which he was pre-eminent both as a collector and as a scholar.
This all day Symposium on 28 June at the British Academy comprises a series of papers by leading figures who place the use of numismatic evidence at the forefront of historical and archaeological interpretation. Structured around topics with which Lord Stewartby was deeply engaged with it will explore recent work which build on his contributions to